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Pickle Barrel restaurant located in Fort Collins Nov. 14. The restaurant was created as a CSU class project by Robert Piccaro and Brenda Smith 30 years ago. (Milo Gladstein | The Collegian)

The roots of 122 W. Laurel St.

Bella Eckburg November 16, 2021

In the building now home to the B&B Pickle Barrel Deli at 122 W. Laurel St., purchased by Robert "Bob" Piccaro and Brenda Smith in 1988, lies a history enveloped with music and international connections.  Chris...

In recognition of the labor done by the Latinx community in Fort Collins, the City added an installation of a short hoe statue. Kota Babcock | The Collegian

Sugar beets, sundown laws, student efforts: History of Latinx FoCo

Kota Babcock November 15, 2021

Despite Hispanic and Latinx laborers sustaining the sugar beet industry that built Fort Collins, the history of this community is full of injustice and discrimination, especially at the hands of police....

Three of Scissors and Sinners Hair outlaws Tabitha Petersen, Mikki Maddalena and Rachel Reed pose outside the shop Nov. 8. (Kota Babcock | The Collegian)

Scissors and Sinners offers inclusive barbering in Old Town

Kota Babcock November 9, 2021

Located at Laurel Street and College Avenue in Old Town, Fort Collins, Scissors and Sinners offers customers a unique and affirming barbering experience. Since barbering experiences are often tailored...

The Lincoln Center, located on Magnolia Street, is a performance venue and visual arts center in Fort Collins. (Jenn Yingling | Collegian)

Lincoln Center, Animal Friends Alliance ally for supply drive

Brooke Pippin November 7, 2021

"Cats," the national Broadway tour, comes to The Lincoln Center Nov. 11-13, and the venue has partnered with Animal Friends Alliance to host a supply drive for the cats under their care called Cause...

Ben Haney, assistant podcast director at Colorado State University, at his desk behind the DJ Booth under Lory Student Center Oct 11. Haney stated. “I’m so invested into everything, but it can get hard sometimes when I have to schedule training sessions with people and have client podcasts that I have to edit and I have to do other station familiar things. It’s not that stressful but it can be on top of other things.” (The Collegian | Grayson Reed)

Estudiantes en KCSU crean podcasts únicos y ganan experiencia

Brooke Pippin October 27, 2021

Nota del editor: Puedes leer la versión en ingles de este artículo aquí. Traducción de Sarahy Quintana El estudio de producción de KCSU FM está decorado con docenas de CDs brillantes,...

(Graphic Illustration by Lee Billiot | The Collegian)

7 stress-free costumes to try out this Halloween

Ivy Secrest October 26, 2021

Halloween comes around way too fast to pull off the extravagant costume you likely came up with the day after Halloween last year. With the stress of courses and work (or just life), it can feel impossible...

Halloween candy and decorations Oct. 23. (Photo illustration by Michael Marquardt | The Collegian)

5 ways to support Fort Collins this spooky season

Ivy Secrest October 25, 2021

When fall hits, just about all you want to do is cozy up with some goodies under a fuzzy blanket and watch scary movies until you’re given the magical gift of Thanksgiving break. Even if scary movies...

(Graphic Illustration by Nick Perl | The Collegian)

The ghost of Old Town’s famed ice cream shop: Charlie’s hauntings

Kadyn Thorpe October 20, 2021

Walrus Ice Cream is a place where you can find delicious ice cream with a side of paranormal activity.  Fort Collins is a city with almost 140 years of history, so surely there are some paranormal...

Ben Haney, assistant podcast director at Colorado State University, at his desk behind the DJ Booth under Lory Student Center Oct 11. Haney stated. “I’m so invested into everything, but it can get hard sometimes when I have to schedule training sessions with people and have client podcasts that I have to edit and I have to do other station familiar things. It’s not that stressful but it can be on top of other things.” (The Collegian | Grayson Reed)

KCSU students create unique podcasts, gain experience

Brooke Pippin October 13, 2021

Editor's Note: Read the Spanish version of this article here. The KCSU FM production studio is decorated with dozens of glittering CDs, scattered notes and recording equipment. Centered on the...

Waffles tilts his head at the sound of the camera shutter while at the Tour De Corgi in Fort Collins Colorado Oct. 2. (Garrett Mogel | The Collegian)

Tour de Corgi brings corgi fans, rescues together

Hailee Stegall October 6, 2021

Tour de Corgi, one of Fort Collins' most popular events, returned this past weekend to the streets of Old Town. Last year, the event was held entirely online. For the seventh year, corgi owners from...

The Asian Pacific American Cultural Center is hosting a large number of events this month for their heritage month. (Josh Schroeder | Collegian)

API students use Story Circle to find commonality in experiences

Kota Babcock September 27, 2021

Tucked inside the Lory Student Center, the Asian Pacific American Cultural Center gives students a place to discuss racism in a way no administrative reporting system can. Despite how Colorado State...

(Graphic Illustration by Nick Perl | The Collegian)

Observing Jewish holidays in Fort Collins

Hailee Stegall September 15, 2021

The Jewish High Holiday period spans some of the month of September and is considered the holiest time in the Jewish calendar.  Fort Collins has two local synagogues with less strict religious observance:...

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